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Primates in perspective

Author: Christina J Campbell; et al
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christina J Campbell; et al
ISBN: 0195171330 0195171349 9780195171334 9780195171341
OCLC Number: 228780653
Description: xiv, 720 p. : ill., cartes ; 29 cm
Contents: 1 A Brief History of Primate Field Studies / Robert W. Sussman 6 --
2 Primate Evolution / Walter Hartwig 11 --
Part 2 The Primates 23 --
3 The Lorisiform Primates of Asia and Mainland Africa: Diversity Shrouded in Darkness / Anna Nekaris, Simon K. Bearder 24 --
4 Lemuriformes / Lisa Gould, Michelle Sauther 46 --
5 Tarsiiformes / Sharon Gursky 73 --
6 Callitrichines: The Role of Competition in Cooperatively Breeding Species / Leslie J. Digby, Stephen F. Ferrari, Wendy Saltzman 85 --
7 The Cebines: Toward an Explanation of Variable Social Structure / Katharine M. Jack 107 --
8 Sakis, Uakaris, and Titi Monkeys: Behavioral Diversity in a Radiation of Primate / Seed Predators, Marilyn A. Norconk 123 --
9 Aotinae: Social Monogamy in the Only Nocturnal Haplorhines / Eduardo Fernandez-Duque 139 --
10 The Atelihes: Variation in Ecology, Behavior, and Social Organization / Anthony Di Fiore, Christina J. Campbell 155 --
11 The Asian Colobines: Diversity Among Leaf-Eating Monkeys / R. Craig Kirkpatrick 186 --
12 African Colobine Monkeys: Patterns of Between-Group Interaction / Peter J. Fashing 201 --
13 The Macaques: A Double-Layered Social Organization / Bernard Thierry 224 --
14 Baboons, Mandrills, and Mangabeys: Afro-Papionin Socioecology in a Phylogenetic Perspective / Clifford J. Jolly 240 --
15 The Guenons (Genus Cercopithecus) and Their Allies: Behavioral Ecology of Polyspecific Associations / Karin L. Enstam, Lynne A. Isbell 252 --
16 The Hylobatidae: Small Apes of Asia / Thad Q. Bartlett 274 --
17 Orangutans in Perspective: Forced Copulations and Female Mating Resistance / Cheryl D. Knott, Sonya M. Kahlenberg 290 --
18 Gorillas: Diversity in Ecology and Behavior / Martha M. Robbins 305 --
19 Chimpanzees and Bonobos: Diversity Within and Between Species / Rebecca Stumpf 321 --
20 Research Questions / Elsworth Ray 346 --
21 Advances in the Understanding of Primate Reproductive Endocrinology / Bill L. Lasley, Anne Savage 356 --
22 Molecular Primatology / Anthony Di Fiore, Pascal Gagneux 369 --
Part 4 Reproduction 395 --
23 Life History / Steven R. Leigh, Gregory E. Blomquist 396 --
24 Primate Growth and Development: A Functional and Evolutionary Approach / Debra Bolter, Adrienne Zihlmon 408 --
25 Primate Sexuality and Reproduction / Christina J. Campbell 423 --
26 Reproductive Cessation in Female Primates: Comparisons of Japanese Macaques and Humans / Linda Marie Fedigan, Mary S. M. Pavelka 437 --
27 Mate Choice / Joseph H. Manson 447 --
Part 5 Ecology 465 --
28 The New Era of Primate Socioecology: Ecology and Intersexual Conflict / Deborah Overdorff, Joyce Parga 466 --
29 Primate Nutritional Ecology: Feeding Biology and Diet at Ecological and Evolutionary Scales / Joanna E. Lambert 482 --
30 Conservation / Karen B. Strier 496 --
31 Primate Seed Dispersal: Linking Behavioral Ecology with Forest Community Structure / Colin A. Chapman, Sabrina E. Russo 510 --
32 Predation on Primates: Past Studies, Current Challenges, and Directions for the Future / Lynne E. Miller, Adrian Treves 525 --
33 Primate Locomotor Behavior and Ecology / Paul A. Garber 543 --
Part 6 Social Behavior and Intelligence 561 --
34 Social Mechanisms in the Control of Primate Aggression / Irwin S. Bernstein 562 --
35 Social Beginnings: The Tapestry of Infant and Adult Interactions / Katherine C. MacKinnon 571 --
36 Postconflict Reconciliation / Kate Arnold, Filippo Aureli 592 --
37 Social Organization: Social Systems and the Complexities in Understanding the Evolution of Primate Behavior / Agustin Fuentes 609 --
38 The Conundrum of Communication / Harold Gouzoules, Sarah Gouzoules 621 --
39 Cooperation and Competition in Primate Social Interactions / Robert W. Sussman, Paul A. Garber 636 --
40 Social Learning in Monkeys and Apes: Cultural Animals? / Christine A. Caldwell, Andrew Whiten 652 --
41 Tool Use and Cognition in Primates / Melissa Panger 665 --
42 Primate Self-Medication / Michael A. Huffman 677 --
43 Ethnoprimatology: Contextualizing Human and Nonhuman Primate Interactions / Linda D. Wolfe, Agustin Fuentes 691 --
44 Where We Have Been, Where We Are, and Where We Are Going: The Future of Primatological Research / Christina J. Campbell, Agustin Fuentes, Katherine C. MacKinnon, Melissa Panger, Simon K. Bearder 702.
Responsibility: edited by Christina J. Campbell ... [et al.].
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